Hemodialysis Training Program


The Hemodialysis Training Program’s main objective is to provide the student with an education necessary for employment in today’s dialysis workforce as a:

  • Dialysis Technician
  • Dialysis Nurse
  • Biomedical Nephrology Technician
  • Dialysis Water Specialist

After successful completion of the course of study the student will be issued a certificate of completion and become eligable for applicable certification examinations. 

The combination of introduced skills taught in 100 HOURS OF LECTURE and 200 HOURS OF LAB/CLINICAL will prepare students in the field of hemodialysis. Studies include modules named:

  1. Today’s dialysis environment
  2. The person with kidney failure
  3. Principles of dialysis
  4. Hemodialysis devices
  5. Vascular access
  6. Hemodialysis procedures and complications
  7. Dialyzer reprocessing
  8. Water treatment

This institution is a private institution approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. Approval to operate means the institution is compliant with the minimum standards contained in the California Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009 (as amended) and Division 7.5 of Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations.

The Hemodialysis Training Program is also approved from the:

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) to train Hemodialysis Technicians

Board of Nephrology Examiners Nursing and Technology (BONENT) to train Hemodialysis Technicians, Biomedical Nephrology Technicians, and Hemodialysis  and Peritoneal Dialysis Nurses 

California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) to provide nursing and allied health continuing education.

Click on the links below for more information on our Hemodialysis Training Program


 Hemodialysis Training Program Staff and Faculty Listing




School Director- Michael Morales, MHA/ED, CHT, CHBT, CDWS, CCHT-T


  • 20+ years of dialysis experience
  • Bachelors-Business Administration
  • Masters-Healthcare Administration and Education
  • Subject Matter Expert-Hemodialysis patient care, biomedical, and water treatment  
  • Highly published in the nephrology community



Educator- Doreen Manalo, BSN, RN, CNN 


  • 10+ years of dialysis experience
  • Undergraduate Nursing
  • Patient care, charge nurse, administrative, and education background
  • Certified Nephrology Nurse



Educator- Elizabeth Castro, RN, MSN, FNP


  • 10+ years of dialysis experience
  • Graduate Nursing
  • Patient care, charge nurse, administrative, and education background